About NCCER

NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

Monthly Archives: April 2015

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    Demand for Craft Professionals Impacting the Shipbuilding Industry

Demand for Craft Professionals Impacting the Shipbuilding Industry

By Byron Dunn, President of Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium and Director of the Alabama Technology Network

At the end of 2014, the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) surveyed member shipbuilding and repair yards, along with skilled craft providers, to capture […]

Selecting the Appropriate Mobile Crane

By Ted Blanton Sr., President/CEO of North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc.

In the world of mobile cranes, there are many factors to consider when making the decision as to which crane to use, rent or purchase. Before we delve […]

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    Changing the Landscape through Industry and Education Partnerships

Changing the Landscape through Industry and Education Partnerships

By Dr. Lonny Wright, DM, Director of Technical Training for PRIDE Industries

The following blog has been republished with permission from Pearson Learning Solutions and was originally published on Mar. 2, 2015:

Many industries today are impacted by a growing shortage […]

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    Looking Beyond Traditional Sources to Find Qualified Workers

Looking Beyond Traditional Sources to Find Qualified Workers

By Denise Norberg-Johnson, NCCER Program Auditor

After more than twenty years of searching for solutions to the craft workforce shortage, employers are still looking to the same sources for qualified workers. While working as a program auditor for NCCER, I’ve […]